He is weary of the interminable procession of comfortless nights and days.
It even brought some degree of comfort to the comfortless on board the gun-boat.
One of the most inclement winters in the Gulf of Mexico had passed in the comfortless manner described in the last chapter.
There everything was comfortless,—for there had been no notice of their coming.
Nothing could exceed the comfortless desolation of the poor little abode.
I rose, but did not wish to leave him comfortless in 298 the rising wind.
Dr. Archie had quietly abandoned his cigarette as a comfortless article.
A winter mining-camp is the most bleak and comfortless of places.
We had no sooner settled down in a comfortless inn than the underlings of the various officials came to prey upon us.
It only made her feel rather sad, it was so hard and comfortless.
late 13c., conforten "to cheer up, console," from Old French conforter "to comfort, to solace; to help, strengthen," from Late Latin confortare "to strengthen much" (used in Vulgate), from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + fortis "strong" (see fort). Change of -n- to -m- began in English 14c. Related: Comforted; comforting.
c.1200, "feeling of relief" (as still in to take comfort in something); also "source of alleviation or relief;" from Old French confort (see comfort (v.)). Replaced Old English frofor. Comforts (as opposed to necessities and luxuries) is from 1650s.